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What are your Windows 10 upgrade plans?
— 9:43 AM on June 22, 2015

Windows 10 arrives about a month from now, and many of you have no doubt seen the little "reserve your copy of Windows 10"...

Poll Question: • What are your Windows 10 upgrade plans?

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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HP shows off Pavilion x2 convertible with USB Type-C
— 12:17 PM on June 19, 2015

Not green with Envy about HP's refreshed 15" laptop lineup? Take a look at the new Pavillion x2 10t, a Bay Trail Atom...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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HP refreshes Envy 15" laptop lineup with Carrizo and Broadwell
— 2:16 PM on June 18, 2015

HP has updated its 15" Envy laptop lineup, taking advantage of AMD's new Carrizo APUs and Intel's Broadwell CPUs. Two versions are available:...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

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Lian-Li computer desks put regular cases to shame
— 10:22 AM on June 18, 2015

Pfft, computer cases. That's old hat. What you need these days is a computer desk, and Lian Li just added two models to its desk...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Systems

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Killing Floor 2 simulates realistic gore with Nvidia's PhysX FleX
— 5:32 PM on June 17, 2015

We've seen some neat demonstrations based on Nvidia's PhysX FleX particle-based materials simulation library in the past few months, but the technology doesn't...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Software

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Keep on haulin' in the free world with American Truck Simulator
— 10:28 AM on June 17, 2015

If you're a Euro Truck Simulator fan who's always wanted a taste of trucking on the other side of the pond, take note: developer SCS...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is coming to the PC
— 9:21 PM on June 16, 2015

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition isn't just for Xbox One owners anymore. The Coalition studio boss Rod Fergusson confirmed that the remastered version of...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Some Samsung SSDs may suffer from a buggy TRIM implementation
— 10:22 AM on June 16, 2015

A new bug may be present in the firmware of some Samsung SSDs. An engineer from search provider Algolia has written up a blog...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Systems Servers

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Mass Effect Andromeda travels to a new galaxy in winter 2016
— 3:34 PM on June 15, 2015

We're watching EA's E3 presentation, and the first game out of the gate is a brand-new Mass Effect, called Andromeda. The launch trailer is already...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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There's a new Doom on the horizon, and there will be blood
— 10:19 AM on June 15, 2015

Fallout 4 and Dishonored 2 weren't the only big news from Bethesda's E3 showcase. There's a new Doom coming, and id Software's Marty...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Fallout 4 gets crafty, arrives November 10
— 12:00 AM on June 15, 2015

We've seen the first trailer for Fallout 4 already, and we now know a lot more about it thanks to Bethesda Softworks' E3 showcase presentation...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Updated: Microsoft takes aim at apps that lock down browser search settings
— 1:00 PM on June 12, 2015

Producers of annoying browser toolbars, take note: Microsoft recently announced that its security products will begin flagging some search add-ons as malware. Any software...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Deal of the week: the 850 EVO 250GB and Far Cry 4 for $98, 27 inches of IPS glory for $300
— 10:47 AM on June 12, 2015

Looking for some discounted PC hardware to tide you over until the next batch of daily deals from the Steam Summer Sale? I thought...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Memory Gaming

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Unorthodox Sprout PC looks like a 3D printer's dream machine
— 6:00 AM on June 12, 2015

When we think of PCs for creative types, most of us would probably name some tricked-out Windows workstation or a high-end Mac—traditional PCs turned up...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

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Futuremark is developing a VR benchmarking tool
— 4:56 PM on June 10, 2015

Futuremark has announced that it's developing VRMark, a new benchmarking tool for virtual-reality hardware. Unlike 3DMark, this new product will use a combination of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Gaming Software

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Microsoft's Surface Hub leverages synergies, enhances collaboration
— 4:48 PM on June 10, 2015

Microsoft has added a new member to its Surface family of devices. The Surface Hub is a behemoth, wall-mounted all-in-one that's described as a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Systems Input devices Windows

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Intel's NUC5i7RYH mini-PC with Iris graphics reviewed
— 10:57 AM on June 10, 2015

Despite palm-sized proportions, Intel's NUC5i7RYH mini-PC is loaded with a 28W Broadwell processor, multiple storage bays, and connectivity galore. We've taken the small-form-factor system...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

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HGST's 10TB drive uses custom software to access shingled platters
— 2:01 AM on June 9, 2015

HGST first revealed its 10TB cold storage drive back in September. The 3.5" mechanical unit combines helium-filled internals with Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) to...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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